Official Trailer for 800 Released: Watch It Now:
In our nation, it’s often said, “India has two primary religions – Cinema and Cricket,” and to some extent, this rings true. Over the years, numerous films have centered around the theme of cricket and have been box-office hits. Viewers wholeheartedly embrace the captivating real-life tales of cricketers portrayed on the silver screen, as evident in movies such as “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” (2016) and “83” (2021).
Now, it’s time to delve into the life of another cricket legend we’ve seen on the field, Muttiah Muralitharan, the iconic off-spinner. He holds the unique distinction of being the only bowler in the history of International Test cricket to claim 800 wickets. The biopic on Muttiah Muralitharan is titled “800,” serving as a fitting tribute to his illustrious cricket career. Madhur Mittal, renowned for his role in “Slumdog Millionaire,” portrays Muttiah Muralitharan in “800.”
The makers of movie recently unveiled the official trailer on social media, with Sachin Tendulkar, revered as the God of Cricket, gracing the event as the chief guest and launching the trailer. The trailer provides a compelling backdrop of conflicts and the challenges faced by the former cricketer, Muttiah Muralitharan.
The much-anticipated film is scheduled for a theatrical release on October 6, 2023. M.S. Sripathy serves as both the writer and director of this sports-based biopic film, “800,” which is produced by Movie Train Motion Pictures.
Mahima Nambiar takes on the role of Madhimalar Ramamurthy, Muttiah Muralitharan’s wife. Sivalenka Krishna Prasad of Sridevi Movies recently secured the distribution rights for “800” across the entire country, in multiple languages. Originally made in Tamil, the movie will also be released in Telugu, Hindi, and English.